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Connections: Kate Lee O'Connor and Forrest O'Connor of the O'Connor Band

Webster native Kate Lee won a Grammy award in 2017 as part of the O'Connor Band , which won for Best Bluegrass Album. Lee has become a standout lead...
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Thu, 01/18/2018 - 9:32am
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Connections: How music reflects the political mood

Whatever happened to Obama-era pop music? According to the New Yorker, it's already dated, even embarrassing. Matthew Trammell argues that music...
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Fri, 01/05/2018 - 9:24am
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Connections: Previewing "For the Love of Justice"

An upcoming multimedia performance at The Little Theatre will tackle a number of social themes. Danielle Ponder is the lead singer of Danielle Ponder...
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Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:01am
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Connections: 25 years of R.E.M.'s Automatic for the People

In modern media, success usually means following up with the same thing that brought success. Music, television -- think about why the characters on...
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Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:12am
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Connections: If All Rochester Wrote the Same Song

What would it sound like if a number of local musicians all wrote their own versions of a song with the same title? Music fans will be able to hear more...
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Fri, 11/10/2017 - 9:33am
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Connections: New holiday album celebrates George Eastman's legacy

It's Christmas...in October! It may seem early to be listening to Christmas music, but perhaps it would be something George Eastman would do. The...
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Fri, 10/27/2017 - 12:42pm
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Connections: Rochester Gay Men's Chorus celebrates 35 years

The Rochester Gay Men's Chorus is celebrating 35 years of performances and community activism. The group promotes social change and LGBTQ pride through...
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Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:42pm
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Connections: NPR Tiny Desk Concert winner Gaelynn Lea

The winner of NPR's 2016 Tiny Desk Concert is a remarkable musician from Duluth, Minnesota named Gaelynn Lea . Lea is a classically trained fiddler...
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Wed, 10/25/2017 - 11:07am
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Connections: The legacy of Tom Petty

Rock legend Tom Petty died on Monday, and this hour, we talk about his life and work. Petty has been acclaimed for his “rootsiness,” even though he...
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Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:38am
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Marian McPartland at the Movies - Director interview

Pianist Marian McPartland is a familiar and beloved presence on public radio stations across the country, due to her long-running program Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz. Documentary filmmaker Huey spent four years chronicling McPartland's life and music, including the radio show and her compositions in the film In Good Time, The Piano Jazz of Marian McPartland.

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